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Archive for Friday, June 30, 2017

Intersection: Opioid Crisis & Law Enforcement

While police officers and sheriffs deputies add narcan- the overdose reversal drug- to their tool kit, the state of Florida is also stepping up prosecution for dealers. is the combination of better resuscitation tools for first responders and tougher penalties for dealers a good one? Orange and Osceola County Public Defender Robert Wesley joins Intersection with Lt. Dominick Galiano, commander of the Orange County sheriff's office street drugs unit.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Intersection: Fighting The Opioid Epidemic, Art & Science Of BBQ & Blue Bamboo Center For The Arts

https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/063017_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLaw enforcement agencies are adding narcan- the opioid overdose reversal drug- to their tool kit as more deadly drugs like fentanyl are hitting the street along with heroin. Meanwhile some law enforcement officials are embracing a tough on crime approach, like Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell, who produced a facebook video a couple months ago warning drug dealers to look out. Then, July 4th – a chance for fireworks and barbeque. Well fire up the grill with Thomas Ward at Pig ...
Published in Intersection Podcast

The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston

Last Friday Orlandos Mennello Museum of American Art opened an exhibition of work by Memphis photographer William Eggleston, whos widely acknowledged as a living national treasure. Before Egglestons groundbreaking 1976 show at the Museum of Modern Art, color photos were seen as lowbrow. Real art photographers shot in austere black and white. But naysayers were put in their place when Egglestons brilliant dye-transfer prints became wildly popular and influential. Their saturated intensity lends significance to their humdrum subjects rusty gas station signs, tattered fabric on a clothesline, a parking lot by night. And seeing as hes known for his use of color, its a surprise and a delight to find that half the show is black-and-white photos. ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly